Route: From Braunton to St Ives (Shorter Daily Distances)

The daily mileages of this itinerary are less than standard giving you a great chance to explore the villages you come across, stop and take photographs or just spend time sitting on beaches or cliffs. About 10% of our walkers choose this pace, and they are normally either new to walking holidays, or like to take their time.

Itinerary & Costs


The Daily Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive
Braunton
Day 2:
Braunton to Barnstaple
Distance: 5.5 miles Difficulty: Easy
- Day 3:
Barnstaple to Appledore
Distance: 7.5 miles Difficulty: Easy

Ferry journey required from Instow to Appledore.

Day 4:
Appledore to Westward Ho!
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 5:
Westward Ho! to Clovelly
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
Day 6:
Clovelly to Hartland Quay
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 7:
Hartland Quay to Morwenstow
Distance: 8.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 8:
Morwenstow to Bude
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 9:
Bude to Crackington Haven
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 10:
Crackington Haven to Tintagel
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate
Day 11:
Tintagel to Port Isaac
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 12:
Port Isaac to Padstow
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Short ferry ride from Rock to Padstow.

Day 13:
Padstow to Porthcothan
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 14:
Porthcothan to Newquay
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 15:
Newquay to Perranporth
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

Short ferry ride, which is tide dependent or alternative footbridge.

Day 16:
Perranporth to Portreath
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 17:
Portreath to Hayle
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 18:
Hayle to St Ives
Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Easy
 

What's Included

  • Accommodation for the length of your holiday including the night before you start walking and the evening after your final day's walking in good quality B&Bs, Inns and small hotels. This will be en-suite wherever possible.
  • Breakfast - This may be a full cooked or continental option depending on accommodation. Evening meals can be arranged with certain accommodations for an additional charge.
  • A Personalised Holiday Pack containing maps and addresses for accommodations, pick up points and daily mileage information.
  • If you are crossing a river using a ferry or on foot at low tide then we will provide you with the relevant information to assist.
  • Luggage transfers between each accommodation. 1 bag per person up to 20 kilograms. Additional bags can be added upon request.
  • Phone line support between the hours of 0900-1900, 7 days a week for the length of your holiday.
  • If required, path to accommodation or round river transfers (free of charge)
  • We now offer all our routes on the Komoot App. Use one of the most popular route apps for turn by turn voice navigation, the ability to use offline, and sync with Garmin and Wahoo products.

Optional Extras

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Important Information

Holiday Summary

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Itinerary

17 Days / 18 Nights 9.6 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 2


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


What's Included
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Cost £1,946 per person

Based on Two people sharing a Double or Twin Room


Total Cost £3,892

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